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Alice Notley (born 8 November 1945) is an American poet. She was born in Bisbee, Arizona and grew up in Needles, California. She received a B.A from Barnard College in 1967 and an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa in 1969. She married poet Ted Berrigan in 1972, with whom she was active in the Chicago poetry scene and with whom she had two sons. In the early 70s she became rooted in New York's Lower East Side, where she was an important force from 1976 through 1992. After Berrigan died in 1983, Notley raised their two sons in New York's East Village by herself for several years while continuing to develop her poetry. In 1992 she moved to Paris with her second husband, the British poet Douglas Oliver (1937-2000). She lives in Paris currently, making several trips to the United States each year to give readings and teach writing classes.

Notley has earned a reputation as one of the most challenging and engaging poets at work today. Fiercely independent, she has never tried to be anything other than a poet, and all of her ancillary activities have been directed to that end. She is the author of over twenty books of poetry, and also the author of a book of essays on poets and poetry, Coming After.

Alice Notley was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry. In the spring of 2001, she received an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Award. She edited and wrote a new introduction to her late husband Ted Berrigan's The Sonnets (Penguin, 2000). Recently, Notley edited The Collected Poems of Ted Berrigan (UC, 2005) with her sons, the poets Anselm Berrigan and Edmund Berrigan.

On October 3, 2007, The Academy of American Poets announced its selection of Notley's Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems 1970 - 2005 for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. In 1997, she was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award.

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Total Books: 40
Certain Magical Acts
2016 - Certain Magical Acts [Penguin Poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143108160
ISBN-10: 0143108166
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2015 - Benediction (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780988713734
ISBN-10: 098871373X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences

Songs and Stories of the Ghouls
2011 - Songs and Stories of the Ghouls [Wesleyan Poetry Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780819569561
ISBN-10: 0819569569
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Culture of One
2011 - Culture of One [Poets, Penguin] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143118930
ISBN-10: 0143118935
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Reason and Other Women
2010 - Reason and Other Women (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780925904843
ISBN-10: 0925904848
Genre: Literature & Fiction

At Night the States Poems 1970-2004
2010 - At Night the States Poems 1970-2004 (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781905001125
ISBN-10: 1905001126

Grave of Light New and Selected Poems 1970-2005
2008 - Grave of Light New and Selected Poems 1970-2005 [Wesleyan Poetry] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780819567734
ISBN-10: 0819567736
Genre: Literature & Fiction

In the Pines
2007 - In the Pines [Poets, Penguin] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143112549
ISBN-10: 0143112546
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Alma or The Dead Women
2006 - Alma or the Dead Women (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781887123723
ISBN-10: 1887123725
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Coming After  Essays on Poetry
2005 - Coming After Essays on Poetry [Poets on Poetry] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780472068593
ISBN-10: 0472068598
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference

From the Beginning
2005 - From the Beginning (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780966943078
ISBN-10: 0966943074
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Painter Among Poets The Collaborative Art Of George Schneeman
Van Gogh's Ear World Poetry for the New Millenium
2004 - Van Gogh's Ear World Poetry for the New Millenium [Van Gogh's Ear] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782914853026
ISBN-10: 2914853025
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Waltzing Matilda
2002 - Waltzing Matilda (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780971037175
ISBN-10: 0971037175
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2001 - Disobedience [Penguin Poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780141002293
ISBN-10: 0141002298
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Angel Hair Sleeps with a Boy in My Head The Angel Hair Anthology
Mysteries of Small Houses
1998 - Mysteries of Small Houses [Penguin Poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140588965
ISBN-10: 0140588965
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Etruscan Reader VII Alice Notley/Wendy Mulford/Brian Coffey
1997 - Etruscan Reader VII Alice Notley/wendy Mulford/brian Coffey [v. 7] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781901538014
ISBN-10: 190153801X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Descent of Alette
1996 - The Descent of Alette [Poets, Penguin] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140587647
ISBN-10: 0140587640
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction

Close to Me  Closer  and Desamere
1995 - Close to Me Closer and Desamere [The Language of Heaven] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781882022267
ISBN-10: 1882022262
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Onthebus-Winter 93/Spring 94-Issue 13
1994 - Onthebus-winter 93/spring 94-issue 13 [Onthebus- A New Literary Magazine, Issue 13] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780941017367
ISBN-10: 0941017362

From a Work in Progress [Readings in Contemporary Poetry] (Paperback)
Byzantine Parables [Poetical Histories S.] (Paperback)
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